Internet of Shit

IoT
IoT

The Internet of Things Needs Food Safety-Style Ratings for Privacy and Security

Consumer Reports is the first to integrate privacy and security in reviews in a bid to fix the internet of broken things.
Karl Bode
8.9.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Hackers Could Cause Havoc By Pwning Internet-Connected Irrigation Systems

Researchers at a university in Israel have found ways to turn smart irrigation systems into a botnet that could theoretically drain some of a city’s water reserves. But don’t panic.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.8.18
Internet of Shit
Internet of Shit

Bikeshare System Hacked, Required to ‘Manually Update’ 2,000 Bikes

Copenhagen-based Bycyklen staff had to reboot every bike in its 100-dock system, thanks to a hacker.
Samantha Cole
5.9.18
wasted
wasted

A New Internet of Things Botnet Originated on 'Grand Theft Auto' Servers

Attackers said “God’s wrath will be employed against the IP that you provide us.”
Mack DeGeurin
2.15.18
Internet of Shit
Internet of Shit

Researchers Find Flaw That Could Turn LG Robot Vacuums Into Perfect Spying Machines

The bug is just the latest in a long, seemingly endless list of flaws found in so-called smart devices.
Lucian Constantin
10.26.17
def con
def con

Watch a Hacked, Internet-Connected Car Wash Repeatedly Attack a Car

It's the first example showing a connected device being used to physically attack someone.
Kim Zetter
7.28.17
def con
def con

Car Wash Hack Can Strike Vehicle, Trap Passengers, Douse Them With Water

"We believe this to be the first exploit of a connected device that causes the device to physically attack someone," researchers presenting the proof-of-concept say.
Kim Zetter
7.26.17
before its too late
before its too late

The US Needs to Get Serious About Securing the Internet of Hackable Things

In an exclusive Motherboard op-ed, US Senator Mark Warner says last month's global WannaCry ransomware attack should be a wake up call for connected device security.
Mark Warner
6.8.17
Mirai
Mirai

Mining Bitcoin With Toasters Is the Dumbest Use of the Mirai Botnet

Good job.
Jordan Pearson
4.11.17
Internet of Shit
Internet of Shit

Hackers Can Easily Hijack This Dildo Camera and Livestream the Inside of Your Vagina (Or Butt)

The Internet of Shit gets up close and personal.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.17
The internet of hackable things
The internet of hackable things

A Hackable Dishwasher Is Connecting Hospitals to the Internet of Shit

Despite all kinds of internet-connected things getting pwned, manufacturers insist of putting stuff on the internet without any security.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.17
book excerpt
book excerpt

The Internet of Hackable Things You Don’t Own

How DRM and End User License Agreements have threatened the very idea of 'ownership.'
Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
2.21.17